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Jersey company wins Botox maker with $66 billion offer

Jersey company wins Botox maker with $66 billion offer

Will Jersey City's Fulop run for governor? (Video)

Will Jersey City’s Fulop run for governor? (Video)

NJBIZ 50 Fastest Growing Companies ranked — find out who's No. 1

NJBIZ 50 Fastest Growing Companies ranked — find out who's No. 1

Central Jersey News

Horizon BCBS of N.J. recognized for military support

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey announced its third recognition as a “Military Friendly Employer” and its first recognition as a “Military Spouse Friendly Employer” by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. Read More »»

N.J.'s Obamacare enrollment could reach 250,000 in 2015

Tens of thousands more New Jerseyans could purchase 2015 government-subsidized health insurance policies during the three-month open enrollment that starts Saturday on HealthCare.gov — on top of about 160,000 who bought 2014 coverage in the first year of the “Obamacare” online health insurance exchange. Read More »»

Avaya opts for long-term leases at former HQ in Basking Ridge

Avaya Inc. has signed a long-term lease for more than 60,000 square feet at its former Somerset County headquarters a year after the telecom company sold the building to a pair of real estate firms. Read More »»

Rutgers Business School names new dean, effective Jan. 1

Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick will have a new dean with the new year, it announced Tuesday. Read More »»

N.J. company ranks among 30 best companies for veterans

Some companies excel at drafting policies related to veterans, reservists and their families, as well as making an effort to hire them. And at least one is in New Jersey. Read More »»

Six N.J. schools make 'Best for Vets' lists of 2- and 4-year colleges

College can be an important part of a veteran's post-military life, and more and more colleges are recognizing that a portion of their student body has taken this nontraditional route to higher education. As a result, more and more are also going out of their way to ease the transition for former servicemen and -women. Read More »»

Including Lockheed project, EDA approves $130 million in incentives

Of the $130.8 million in incentive awards approved Monday by the Economic Development Authority, $107 million belong to defense contractor Lockheed Martin. But five other projects also received awards. Read More »»

premium content Newark reestablishing itself as heart of legal industry in N.J.

Law firms are on the rise again in Newark. It's a story not unlike that of its tallest skyscraper. Read More »»

premium content There's a new twist on M&A activity in Jersey: Law firms are now the subject of acquisitions

There was a four-week span in the fall in which New Jersey saw law firm acquisitions at the rate of one each week. This followed two significant acquisitions earlier in the year. Read More »»

Bringing military discipline to business practices

Retired Lt. General helps firms improve project management

Frank Libutti is all about the mission — and as a retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant general who served from 1966 to 2001, he brings that level of focus and attention to his dealings as president and CEO of PS&S Global. Read More »»

premium content Brogan eager to lift profile of apartment association

David Brogan is no stranger in Trenton. Having spent the last 17 years there, including the last nine lobbying for the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, Brogan has been a staple of the business community's government affairs operations in New Jersey over the last two decades. Read More »»

NJBIZ Power 50 Real Estate leaders revealed (slideshow)

The NJBIZ Real Estate Power 50 rankings have become one of the most anticipated releases in the industry. This year, there's a No. 1 one at the top of list. To find out who made the cut and where they ranked, check out our Power 50 slideshow. Read More »»

J&J wraps up $1.75B deal for California biopharma firm

Johnson & Johnson announced that it has completed the recently announced acquisition of biopharmaceutical company Alios BioPharma Inc. Read More »»

NJBIZ Real Estate Power 50 preview: There's a new No. 1

Our real estate rankings have become a must-read in the industry ... Read More »»

New Jersey hospitals relying on standard procedures to screen patients for Ebola

New Jersey hospitals, to flag potential Ebola cases, routinely ask patients if they have traveled to western Africa and that travel history is included in the patient's electronic medical record. Read More »»

Rutgers sponsor High Point hopes to bring IT services to sports and entertainment sector

IT services firm High Point Solutions has launched a new sports and entertainment practice, tapping a former Barclays Center executive to oversee the expansion. Read More »»

Nordstrom Rack coming to Eatontown in 2015

Seattle-based Nordstrom Inc. announced Thursday plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Crossroads in the Eatontown. Read More »»

BioNJ to rebrand its organization as 'The Gateway to Health'

After a year of organizational soul searching, BioNJ announced Thursday a rebranding of the organization to “BioNJ, The Gateway to Health.” The concept is to better represent its a broadened orientation regarding its role in the life sciences industry in New Jersey. Read More »»

Toys R Us to open 90 stores worldwide

Wayne-based Toys R Us — which sells merchandise in 876 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, and in more than 725 international stores and more than 200 licensed stores in 36 countries and jurisdictions — plans to open approximately 90 stores worldwide by the end of 2014. Read More »»

N.J. home to nation's top public school, and a handful of leading private schools

New Jersey is home to a handful of the nation’s leading private schools and the absolute best public school, according to Niche.com. Read More »»

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Breaking Glass

Campbell Soup's Denise Morrison offers tips on how women can rise to the C-suite

Denise Morrison — president and CEO of Campbell Soup Company...

Industry Insights

Comcast honors veterans by partnering with U.S. Chamber's Hiring Our Heroes campaign

In March 2012, I was delighted when Comcast Corporation Chairman and CEO, Brian...

Millennial Minded

Which generation of business owners is more confident, millennials or boomers?

A recent Bank of America survey shows small business owners are more confident...

SFW: Suitable for Work

12 N.J. companies earn LGBT 'Best Places to Work' distinction

A study published Wednesday by the Human Rights Campaign scores companies...

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Real Estate & Construction Report Power 50

Real Estate & Construction Report Power 50
The NJBIZ Power 50, our ranking of New Jersey's 50 most influential people in the real estate industry, is one of the most anticipated lists of the year. Here's our take on the movers and the shakers of 2014 in all things real estate.

2014 CFO of the Year Awards

2014 CFO of the Year Awards
Congratulations to the 2014 CFO of the Year Award Finalists and Winners! Take a peak inside to catch a glimpse of the best and brightest CFOs and financial executives from around the state.

NJBIZ Forty Under 40

NJBIZ Forty Under 40
The Forty Under 40 awards supplement highlights New Jersey's most accomplished young businessmen and women who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and to the community. Click on the image to read through the supplement.

New Jersey Hospital Directory 2014

New Jersey Hospital Directory 2014
Profiling institutions that have made New Jersey a world-class leader in health care.


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